Fallen … but not forgotten – US Marines Who Fought In WWI This photograph, taken on Mont Blanc Ridge in France, shows the makeshift grave of Pvt. Roy Sone and three of his comrades killed in action. Sone’s remains were returned to Jefferson City and interred in Riverview Cemetery on August 14, 1921. Courtesy J. Roy Sone
British Historian Defends Mussolini British Historian Defends Mussolini
Sub Records Detailed Images of Wrecks of Excersise Tiger Landing Ships Sub Records Detailed Images of Wrecks of Excersise Tiger Landing Ships
The 5 Most Widely Believed WWII Facts (That Are Bullshit) The 5 Most Widely Believed WWII Facts (That Are Bullshit)


WORLDWIDE This photograph, taken on Mont Blanc Ridge in France, shows the makeshift grave of Pvt. Roy Sone and three of his comrades killed in action. Sone’s remains were returned to Jefferson City and interred in Riverview Cemetery on August 14, 1921. Courtesy J. Roy Sone

Fallen … but not forgotten – US Marines Who Fought In WWI

Traveling on High Street in downtown Jefferson City, Mo., you pass by the Cole County Courthouse where a slender memorial topped by a bronze eagle is displayed. On this small edifice are 58 names—a nearly forgotten dedication to the many county residents who lost their lives during the First World […]

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D-Day 70th: Weymouth at War

  To commemorate the 70th Anniversary of D-day the town of Weymouth is turning back the clock on the weekend of the 21st / 22nd of June 2014. The event is being staged alongside the annual Veterans parade next year and will be taking place all across Weymouth. Called “Weymouth […]

REVIEWS GREAT WAR – The Countdown to Global Conflict – Review by Mark Barnes

GREAT WAR – The Countdown to Global Conflict – Review by Mark Barnes

It’s April, and the Great War anniversary books are coming thick and fast a full three months before the actual centenary. I’ve seen souvenir pullouts in newspapers and heard about a sheaf of special issue magazines about to vie for your hard earned currency. As I’ve said before, you have […]

WHO-TUBE WHO-Tube: HMS Belfast – Documentary on the World War 2 English Warship HMS Belfast

WHO-Tube: HMS Belfast – Documentary on the World War 2 English Warship HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast : Documentary on the World War 2 English Warship HMS Belfast . This documentary as well as the rest of these documentaries shown here relate to important times and figures in history, historic places and people, archaeology, science, conspiracy theories, and education. The Topics of these video documentaries […]

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This photograph, taken on Mont Blanc Ridge in France, shows the makeshift grave of Pvt. Roy Sone and three of his comrades killed in action. Sone’s remains were returned to Jefferson City and interred in Riverview Cemetery on August 14, 1921. Courtesy J. Roy Sone
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Fallen … but not forgotten – US Marines Who Fought In WWI

Traveling on High Street in downtown Jefferson City, Mo., you pass by the Cole County Courthouse where a slender memorial topped by a bronze eagle is displayed. On this small edifice are 58 names—a nearly forgotten dedication to the many county residents who lost their lives during the First World […]

British Historian Defends Mussolini
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British Historian Defends Mussolini

Benito Mussolini was mocked heavily during WWII. Many are familiar with the use of propagandized cartoons made in the Allied countries, though even the Germans took a pop-shot or two at the Italian dictator. What many also know, though sometimes forget in the face of such caricatures, is that Mussolini […]

Sub Records Detailed Images of Wrecks of Excersise Tiger Landing Ships
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Sub Records Detailed Images of Wrecks of Excersise Tiger Landing Ships

An unmanned submarine has recorded some of the most detailed images of two American ships that sank off the coast of England during World War II, according to the Massachusetts company that surveyed the wreckage to mark the disaster’s 70th anniversary. Bourne, Mass.-based Hydroid says they are the first high-definition […]

The 5 Most Widely Believed WWII Facts (That Are Bullshit)
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The 5 Most Widely Believed WWII Facts (That Are Bullshit)

They say history is written by the winners, but the truth is even stranger than that. In reality history is often written by popular opinion, or wishful thinking, or crass politics. That’s why so much of what we hear about an event like World War II–whether from textbooks, movies or […]

WHO-Tube: WWII German Machine Gun (MG42) firing in slow motion (Casio EX-F1)
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WHO-Tube: WWII German Machine Gun (MG42) firing in slow motion (Casio EX-F1)

German MG42 (Maschinengewehr 42) Belt Fed Light Machine Gun, converted from 7.92×57mm Mauser (8mm Mauser), to 7.62x51mm Nato (approx 308 Win). using MG3 Top Cover, Bolt, Barrel, and Booster. Rate of fire: (1200 to 1500 rpm) The Weapon seen in the video is a LEGAL Class III post sample MG42, […]

GREAT WAR – The Countdown to Global Conflict – Review by Mark Barnes
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GREAT WAR – The Countdown to Global Conflict – Review by Mark Barnes

It’s April, and the Great War anniversary books are coming thick and fast a full three months before the actual centenary. I’ve seen souvenir pullouts in newspapers and heard about a sheaf of special issue magazines about to vie for your hard earned currency. As I’ve said before, you have […]

Hitler in the Phony War
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Hitler in the Phony War

This is a Phony War magazine article by Major General George Ared White (1880 – 1941) in which he muses wistfully (as Oregon men are wont to do) as to all the various, dreadful choices that were spread before Herr Hitler in the early months of 1940. WILL HITLER COMMIT MILITARY […]

Vandalism of Belfast war graves ‘deeply distressing’
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Vandalism of Belfast war graves ‘deeply distressing’

The vandalism of war graves at Belfast City Cemetery has been described as “deeply distressing” by a member of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. In total, 14 graves were damaged at the Falls Road cemetery and one headstone smashed. A “Cross of Sacrifice” war memorial was also extensively covered in […]

TELL THAT TO THE MARINES!
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TELL THAT TO THE MARINES!

This article explains the origins and development of the famed Tell That To The Marines poster that was created by James Montgomery Flagg in 1918. SEA POWER In this new poster, painted by James Montgomery Flagg, there is direct appeal to the loyal American citizen whose patriotism largely rests upon […]

Hitler May Have Moved to Argentina, FBI Says
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Hitler May Have Moved to Argentina, FBI Says

Many WWII documents have been released and digitized as of late, but the recent collection of files from the FBI takes the cake with suggestions of the possibility that Hitler may have moved to Argentina. Most people reasonably believed the news in 1945 that the Nazi leader had killed himself […]